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XXIV Old Buildings

Chambers of Alan Steinfeld QC

Work 020 7691 2424
Fax 0870 460 2178
Geneva, London
XXIV Old Buildings (Chambers of Alan Steinfeld QC), Hugh Miall, London, ENGLAND

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Hugh Miall

Work 020 7691 2424
XXIV Old Buildings (Chambers of Alan Steinfeld QC)


Hugh has a busy junior commercial chancery practice with a particular emphasis on commercial litigation and civil fraud, insolvency and company law, although he also acts in relation to other key areas of the commercial chancery field such as professional negligence, nuisance, and litigation relating to trusts and property. Hugh’s commercial work consists of advising and acting in relation to commercial or business disputes and associated applications, often of significant value and complexity. His clients value his approachable style, and his hard working and commercial approach. Hugh’s work frequently includes claims of fraud, conspiracy and breach of fiduciary duties. He is experienced in all such matters, as well as associated asset tracing and recovery actions. Hugh’s commercial work often includes international elements leading to jurisdictional and choice of law issues. Hugh’s insolvency practice includes both personal and corporate insolvency work, acting for numerous creditors, debtors and all of the major insolvency practices. His work frequently includes asset recovery after bankruptcy or liquidation, claims involving antecedent transactions, misfeasance and wrongful and fraudulent trading and other ancillary matters arising out of winding up proceedings, liquidation and administration. Hugh also regularly acts in company law matters, including director, and/or shareholder disputes, s.994 petitions for unfair prejudice, and claims against directors for breaches of statutory and fiduciary duties.


Called 2009, Lincoln’s Inn. Publication of note: The inadvertent trustee: handling trust assets as an office-holder (Corporate Rescue and Insolvency) (2015) 1 CRI 6.


Chancery Bar Association; volunteer for the Personal Insolvency Lawyers Advice and Representation Scheme (PILARS); Denning Society of Lincoln’s Inn.


Sir William Borlase’s Grammar, Marlow; Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge (Law – BA 2008; MA (Cantab) 2013).


Music (particularly singing), badminton, cricket, reading, travelling.

London Bar


Within: Insolvency – Leading juniors

Hugh Miall - XXIV Old BuildingsVery clever; very capable.

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